Definition of "bailiff"
  1. A court official who maintains order in the courtroom and assists the judge and clerk, who may also be appointed to manage the affairs of an incompetent individual or safeguard goods or money under the court's direction
How to use "bailiff" in a sentence
  1. The bailiff escorted the defendant out of the courtroom after the judge announced the verdict.
  2. She was appointed as a bailiff to handle the affairs of her mentally incapacitated relative.
  3. In the absence of the owner, the court assigned a bailiff to guard the valuable artwork.

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